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Signa Vitae is a completely open-access, peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to delivering the leading edge research in emergency medicine, intensive care medicine, anesthesia and pain medicine to the public.

Signa Vitae encourages scientists and academicians around the world to share their original writings in the form of original research, review, mini-review, systematic review, short communication, case report, letter to the editor, commentary, rapid report, news and views, editorial, as well as meeting report. Full texts of all published articles, can be downloaded free of charge from our website.

ISSN Numbers

Print ISSN: 1334-5605

Online ISSN: 1845-206X

Impact Factor

Publication Frequency: Monthly

Current Impact Factor: 1.1 (2022)

Scopus CiteScore: 1.0 (2022)


Journal History

2006: Signa Vitae released the inaugural issue.

2006: Signa Vitae has been indexed by SCIE.

2008: Signa Vitae has been indexed by Scopus.

2008: Signa Vitae received its first Impact Factor 0.045.

2020: MRE Press started to publish Signa Vitae (from Volume 16 Issue 1) with Open Access under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license.

Copyright/Open Access

Papers published in Volumes 1 Issue 1–Volume 15 Issue 2 (from October 2006 to September 2019), were published by the previous publisher, and now are copyright MRE Press.

Starting from 2020, MRE Press started to publish Signa Vitae (from Volume 16 Issue 1) with Open Access under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. The copyright is retained by the author(s). For details, see: Copyright & License.

MRE Press will insert the following note on the first page of the published text:

© Year The Author(s). Published by MRE Press. This is an open access article under the CC BY 4.0 license.

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Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research The Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER) is a non-profit organization established in 2002 and it works in close collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO). The overall objectives of the Foundation are to promote and develop health education and research programs.

Scopus: CiteScore 1.0 (2022) Scopus is Elsevier's abstract and citation database launched in 2004. Scopus covers nearly 36,377 titles (22,794 active titles and 13,583 Inactive titles) from approximately 11,678 publishers, of which 34,346 are peer-reviewed journals in top-level subject fields: life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences and health sciences.

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